The Spanish Foreign Minister,has expressed the closeness and understanding between the Governments of Spain and the United States. She expressed Spain’s support for the U.S. plans to close Guantanamo Bay.
The two women discussed about Latin America and the crisis in Tunisia. Clinton gave her support to the measures being taken by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero in the face of the economic crisis. Clinton said that the United States government was following the effects of Zapatero’s reforms with great interest.
One other item which was discussed was the nuclear plutonium contamination which still remains at Palomares in Almería after the fall of four United States atomic bombs in the area in January 1966. Now the United States is undertaking to send a delegation to Spain to search for a solution.